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Walking Trails of Glendalough (Map) (3.98 MB)
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11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday 25 July
Did you know that Ireland has approximately 35 species of butterfly, including some species that have only colonised in the past few years. Join us to learn more about these beautiful and fascinating creatures and learn to identify them. The workshop consists of a lecture inside followed, weather permitting, by an identification walk.
Location: The Education Centre, Upper Lake, Glendalough.
Practicalities: Adults only. No dogs. This event is free of charge, but please be aware that the Upper Lake car park (Wicklow Co. Council) has a €4 charge.
Booking: Booking is essential. To book, please phone 0404 45425). Bookings will be taken from Sat 11 July.
2 - 4 pm Thursdays
in July and August
Thursday 2 July: Exploring Flowers
Thursday 9 July: Exploring Animal Tracks & Signs
Thursday 16 July: Exploring Bugs
Thursday 23 July: Exploring Trees
Thursday 30 July:Exploring Squirrels
Thursday 6 August: Exploring Animal Tracks & Signs
Thursday 13 August: Exploring Trees
Thursday 20 August: Exploring Bugs
Thursday 27 August: Exploring Flowers
Learn how to identify and appreciate the natural world. Activities are aimed at children aged 5 to 11 years. This is an outdoor programme, and most activities will take place off track. Please dress accordingly.
Location: Meet at the large National Park sign in the corner of the Upper Lake Car Park, Glendalough.
Practicalities: Adults & children welcome. Please note that an adult must stay with the children, and be prepared to help! No dogs. This event is free of charge, but please be aware that the Upper Lake car park (Wicklow Co. Council) has a €4 charge.
Booking: Booking is essential. Sessions can fill up extremely quickly. In order to make it fair for all, bookings will be taken from 9 a.m. one week prior to each Nature Explorers day.
To book, please phone 0404 45656 (Mon to Fri).